Lessons for Probability

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  • Number in Probability 1 - … fraction the conflict between results from theoretical and experimental probability Description of mathematics: Probability Level 5 Required Resource Materials: Practice exercises with … of small sample sizes. The language of probability used in this exercise: Experiment = the probability task being undertaken (for example, the toss … by independent group work. Exercise 5: Mathematical Probability 1 Asks students to explore theoretical probability of tossing a coin and recording the …
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  • An Investigation of Random Processes - … 4 Here we use Pascal's Triangle to solve probability problems. The probability questiosn are on and the answers are at the … the probability for each number of defective switches and find the sum of (each probability x corresponding number of switches) So, probability of 1 defective switch x 1 + probability of 2 defective switches x 2 + probability of …
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  • Probability Possibilities! - … see if we can come up with a definition for probability. (Probability is the chance that a certain event will happen.) I … you have created that would explain what probability means? Please copy the definition of probability on the graphic organizer I am passing … 2007 Page 4 of 5 Probability Possibilities! M. Suzanne Page Charlottesville Public Schools Probability Possibilities! Name: ____ Probability Sentence and Illustration Likely - Unlikely …
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  • Chances Are... You're Right - … situations. Compare events with greater and lesser probabilities. Use number cubes to determine the probability of specific number combinations. STANDARDS MEDIA COMPONENTS … probability. Use proportionality and a basic understanding of probability to make and test conjectures about the results of experiments and simulations. Compute probabilities … of appropriate strategies to solve problems. Video ITV Series: Mathemedia “Probability” #111 ITV Series: Numbers Alive “Take a Chance” #101 Technology …
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  • Mendelian Genetics and Genetic Technologies - … Lesson 2: Pennies and Probability Purpose: The purpose of this lab is to explore the concept of probability as it relates to … a) What is the probability that these plants will produce a tall offspring? b) What is the probability that that they will … and polygenetic traits. Monohybrid and Dihybrid Crosses to predict the probability of creating offspring with various monogenetic traits. Objectives: The Students …
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  • How Many Marbles? (includes BLM How Many Marbles?) - … , scissors, paper. Talk about the probability of winning the game. Ask students to test the probability with 5 games and then compare … ask: “What is the probability that I will draw a white marble?” [Students should realize that the probability of drawing a white … the correct color? What does a probability of one mean? Standard 6 What does a probability of zero mean? page 236 Standard … probability of drawing a black marble? ____ 2. What is the probability of drawing a red marble? ____ 3. What is the probability
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  • The Candy Color Caper - … Overview Topic: Probability, Graphing. This lesson will introduce students to the concept of probability. They will also practice calculating the probability of an … Students will be able to: • Define probability. • Identify the comparison used to calculate probability. • Determine the probability of a single event occurring. • Determine … win? (0/XX or 0%) A probability that equals 0 is called an unlikely probability.” Culminating Activities Culminating Activity 1 1. Say …
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  • Probability- How Likely Is It? - … . Probability Video- Bill Nye, the Science Guy, explains Probability 2. Probability Problems * Making Tree Diagrams for Possible Outcomes * Independent & Dependent Events 3. Probability Worksheets * Probability Problems (I) * Complementary Probability * Probability Problems (II) 4. Games * Probability
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  • M & M Candy: I Want Green - … : Students should have prior experience in computing experimental probability and mathematical expectations (theoretical probability). PRIOR TO ACTIVITY -- GAIN ATTENTION 1. Ask students … an experimental probability - numerator: # of times the penny landed heads up/ denominator: 10. Compare the mathematical probability with the experimental probability. If time … /13). Next draw and compute the experimental probability. Lastly compare the mathematical probability with the experimental probability. Students could repeat the activity with …
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  • What'S the Deal With Probability? - … ) will calculate and apply basic probability. B) The Student(s) will calculate different ways to express probability numerically: as a rate, decimal … students if they can give an example of probability B) To help students understand probability, work on the following problem as a … Decks of Cards (Used to demonstrate probability problem) o http://school.discovery.com/lessonplans/programs/probability/ Assessment o Teacher Observation The teacher …
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